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25 August 2018 Current Affairs

25 August 2018 Current Affairs

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Lalji Tandon sworn in as Governor of Bihar
Lalji Tandon, the Senior BJP leader from Uttar Pradesh, was sworn in as Governor of Bihar. Mr.Tandon was administered the oath of office by Patna High Court Chief Justice Mukesh Rasik Bhai Shah.


Chinese defence minister finished his 4 day visit on India
Chinese Defence Minister Lieutenant General Wei Fenghe has finished his 4 day visit on India. An aim to improve bilateral relations, especially on military ties. He met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.


Raje opens country’s biggest techno-hub in Jaipur
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has inaugurated the Bhamashah Techno Hub in Jhalana Industrial Area of Jaipur.


Khaled Hosseinis new book Sea Prayer
Sea Prayer, the new book of writer Khaled Hosseini will be released on August 2018. Khaled Hosseini is an Afghan-born American novelist. He has written books like ‘The Kite Runner’, ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ and ‘And the Mountains Echoed’.


Jhulan Goswami announces retirement from T20I
Veteran Indian women’s team pacer Jhulan Goswami has announced her retirement from T20 Internationals, effectively ruling her out for the ICC World T20 in West Indies in November.


Odia actor Debu Bose passes away
Veteran Odia actor Debu Bose passes away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Hyderabad, at the age of 75.


World Bank launches World’s 1st blockchain bond
The World Bank launched ‘bond-i’, the world’s first bond to be created, allocated, transferred and managed by using distributed ledger technology. This two-year bond successfully raised 110 million Australian dollars (USD 80.48 million).


S J Vazifdar as Chairman of panel to decide vedanta’s plea
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has appointed former Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice S J Vazifdar as head of a three-member committee to decide mining company Vedanta’s plea challenging closure of its Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin.


 

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